‘Surprise’ Centennial testimony is actually deja vu

  • [photo by Patric Hedlund]

    [photo by Patric Hedlund]

Critical Centennial documents missing from Golden Valley Municipal Water District

By Patric Hedlund, TME

If access to healthy water is an urgent issue for every homeowner, homebuyer and home developer in drought-plagued California, access to good information about water is just as critical. That is why a small bombshell exploded at the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission hearing on Tejon Ranch’s Centennial project last week, June 6, 2018.

Rose Bryan, president of the Golden Valley Municipal Water District Board (GVMWD—in Gorman), told commissioners that she has never seen the documents about water supply and wastewater treatment to which the Centennial Environmental Impact Report (EIR) refers.

That matters, she said, because the EIR states that her district may be asked to annex…

Photo captions:

Rose Bryan, president of the Golden Valley Municipal Water District board, in 2017

Greg Medeiros, V.P. of Tejon Ranch asked for concessions from L.A. County in 2014 for Centennial’s zoning, which he received. In testimony June 6, 2018, he said he was surprised to hear about Rose Bryan’s concerns about Centennial’s lack of coordination on water issues.

Far left: Greg Medeiros after Rose Bryan told a hearing examiner and and L.A. Regional Planning (left) on June 29, 2017, about Centennial’s lack of coordination with her water district board about providing water and wastewater treatment. The DEIR said her district may be serving Centennial’s residents.

At the commissioners’ hearing in downtown Los Angeles June 6, 2018.

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